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  • n. Plural form of floss.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of floss.


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  • She dresses conservatively, loves her children and grandchildren to pieces, attends church, pays her bills on time, recycles old newspapers, eats five helpings of fruits and vegetables every day and flosses frequently.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • I hear my political opponent flosses no more than twice a week!

    Corzine campaign calls Christie 'menace to society'

  • It is a trio of flosses, one each in coffee, bacon and waffle flavors.

    Cupcake Floss | Baking Bites

  • She flosses after every meal and her teeth are perfect.

    BJ Gallagher: Kathryn, Cancer, And God

  • Frank flosses twice daily, tries to get at least seven hours of sleep a night and avoids paper cuts.

    Health Code

  •   It could have been anything:   "He rarely flosses his teeth."


  • After blowing a pig, mohammed flosses with a used tampon.


  • No need to nag about hygiene anymore because he wants to look nice for her -- wants his haircut a certain way and uses hair gel, flosses and brushes his teeth, applies deodorant without prompting -- somewhere around mid-December he begged me to take him to Wal-Mart to get some A-X-E, which he spelled out during the request.

    Shelley Hendrix Reynolds: Kathryn the Great

  • Gingrich of course is thinking tactically -- he probably flosses tactically, imagining the most ingenious angle a vanguard thinker like himself should employ in a flossing opportunity -- but there's also a strong component of nostalgia in this world war talk.

    World War Two-and-a-Half: James Wolcott

  • Flossing fundamenalsWhat to use: All flosses clean effectively.

    Tips for cleaner teeth


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